LA boast both central midfielders in MLS' Team of the Week in Riqui Puig and Gaston Brugman, each of whom joined during the Secondary Transfer Window. Puig, signed from Spain’s FC Barcelona, had three assists in a 4-1 win over the Colorado Rapids, becoming the first Galaxy player to accomplish that since Landon Donovan in September 2014. Brugman, signed from Italy’s Parma, had two goals against Colorado despite playing as a No. 6.
Team of the Week (3-4-3, left to right): Andre Blake (PHI) – Alistair Johnston (MTL), Alexander Callens (NYC), Julian Gressel (VAN) – Facundo Torres (ORL), Riqui Puig (LA), Gaston Brugman (LA), Santiago Moreno (POR) – Karol Swiderski (CLT), Brenner (CIN), William Agada (SKC)
Coach: Nick Cushing (NYC)
Bench: Roman Celentano (CIN), Jakob Glesnes (PHI), Santiago Rodriguez (NYC), Hany Mukhtar (NSH), Jeremy Ebobisse (SJ), Carlos Vela (LAFC), Gonzalo Higuain (MIA)